Rita caper

Rita caper (* 18. December 1920 in Barnaul, region Altai, Russia; † 20. March 1987 in Vienna) is considered as one the most important German Koloratursopranistinnen of the post-war period.

Rita caper pulled in its childhood with parents to Germany, where her in two languages buildup, which you were extremely helpful for her later career. Among their teachers Willy cathedral count barrel volumes, Erna Berger and Maria Ivogün ranked.

Their debut as an opera singer gave it 1943 at the city theatre of Aussig in Böhmen in the role of the Zerbinetta in the opera to Ariadne on Naxos of smelling pool of broadcasting corporations bunch. Later she got three years their first firm commitment at the German state opera in Berlin, where she remained until 1952. 1953 changed it to the Viennese state opera. Guest appearances led it to Bayreuth, Salzburg, Rome, to the citizens of Milan Scala, after Covent guards, Chicago, Aix EN Provence and Glyndebourne. 1957 undertook it an expanded tour by North America and gastierte thereby on all important stages.

Starting from 1974 she taught at the Essener Folkwang university and at the music academy in Vienna, starting from 1983 gave her during the salt citizens festivals master classes.

To their repertoire belonged among other things Portions from Idomeneo, Cosi fan, the kidnapping from the Serail, the magic flute, the wedding of the Figaro and Don Giovanni tutte. Since it had grown up in two languages, it could sing also the works of Russian composers accent-free such as Rimski Korsakow.


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